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The Hidden Feats That Build New York’s Towering Skyscrapers

People don’t realize hiding inside that Chippendale exterior is a remarkable structure by Leslie Robertson, our greatest living structural engineer, who was the engineer of the Twin Towers. He’s creative in a way comparable to Eiffel.

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How Urban Planners Are Reacting to Climate Change

At 550 Madison in New York, originally designed by Philip Johnson in 1984, a retrofit will meet LEED Platinum standards and deliver access to the neighborhood’s largest public green space.

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See inside the amenity spaces at Philip Johnson’s 550 Madison Avenue

The Olayan Group released a new batch of renderings giving us a sneak peek inside the amenity floor at 550 Madison Avenue.

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Snøhetta-designed public garden at 550 Madison Avenue secures city approval

The City Planning Commission has approved plans for Snøhetta to reimagine the enclosed plaza of the Postmodern skyscraper at 550 Madison Avenue.

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550 Madison Ave. will have 30-foot-tall window in new lobby

The once-opaque facade of 550 Madison Ave. is finally letting in some light. A soaring, 30-foot-tall arched window in its new lobby will let sidewalk strollers see directly into a public garden behind it, Realty Check has learned.

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The Olayan Group Reveals Plans for Revitalization of Landmark 550 Madison

New York, NY (October 22, 2019): The Olayan Group released the first details today of the interior revitalization of 550 Madison, Philip Johnson and John Burgee’s world-renowned Postmodern icon that is being brought back to life as a boutique luxury office tower.

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